HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment 2011 2012 2013 2014
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,715 11,686 11,475 11,380 11,299 11,145 11,222 11,100 10,901 10,789 11,119 10,734 10,507

Participation rate

46.8 46.9 46.1 45.0 45.6 45.3 46.2 44.6 45.1 44.2 45.5 44.1 44.5

Employed

10,038 10,129 9,991 9,934 9,947 9,821 9,938 9,872 9,717 9,667 10,046 9,764 9,561

Employment-population ratio

40.1 40.6 40.2 39.3 40.2 39.9 40.9 39.7 40.2 39.6 41.1 40.1 40.5

Unemployed

1,677 1,557 1,484 1,446 1,353 1,323 1,284 1,228 1,183 1,122 1,073 971 946

Unemployment rate

14.3 13.3 12.9 12.7 12.0 11.9 11.4 11.1 10.9 10.4 9.7 9.0 9.0

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

37,227 37,077 36,813 36,896 36,700 36,666 36,312 36,316 36,639 36,149 36,141 36,099 36,171

Participation rate

60.3 60.1 59.4 59.6 59.5 59.4 58.5 59.0 59.0 58.2 58.4 57.9 58.0

Employed

33,768 33,740 33,776 33,861 33,554 33,673 33,454 33,604 33,879 33,540 33,830 33,860 34,046

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.7 54.5 54.7 54.4 54.6 53.9 54.6 54.5 54.0 54.7 54.3 54.6

Unemployed

3,459 3,337 3,037 3,035 3,146 2,993 2,858 2,711 2,760 2,610 2,311 2,239 2,125

Unemployment rate

9.3 9.0 8.2 8.2 8.6 8.2 7.9 7.5 7.5 7.2 6.4 6.2 5.9

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

36,878 36,938 37,376 37,305 37,350 37,400 37,332 37,349 37,330 37,155 37,106 37,339 37,554

Participation rate

69.0 68.9 69.4 69.0 68.3 68.6 68.3 68.3 67.1 67.3 67.1 67.3 66.8

Employed

33,802 34,060 34,626 34,500 34,808 34,880 34,841 34,968 35,059 34,824 34,846 35,316 35,532

Employment-population ratio

63.3 63.6 64.3 63.8 63.6 64.0 63.8 63.9 63.0 63.1 63.0 63.7 63.2

Unemployed

3,076 2,878 2,751 2,805 2,543 2,520 2,490 2,381 2,271 2,331 2,260 2,024 2,022

Unemployment rate

8.3 7.8 7.4 7.5 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.4 6.1 6.3 6.1 5.4 5.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

46,892 47,158 47,788 48,016 48,294 48,834 49,185 49,417 49,141 49,673 50,192 50,175 50,284

Participation rate

76.3 76.0 76.0 76.3 75.9 75.6 75.6 75.6 75.4 75.2 75.2 75.2 74.7

Employed

44,911 45,141 45,772 46,103 46,336 46,959 47,314 47,517 47,354 47,949 48,513 48,540 48,721

Employment-population ratio

73.0 72.8 72.8 73.3 72.8 72.7 72.7 72.7 72.6 72.6 72.7 72.8 72.4

Unemployed

1,982 2,016 2,016 1,913 1,957 1,876 1,870 1,899 1,787 1,724 1,679 1,635 1,563

Unemployment rate

4.2 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.1

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: October 03, 2014